Last week a lady I’m supporting in the in the US said: “Nicola, I want out of this marriage but I feel too guilty to leave.” Many men have shared the same with me. Staying in a relationship because of guilt alone can be a miserable way to live. If this is really all that is keeping a couple and ... Views: 23
Although human beings are often seen as being independent, it doesn’t mean that this is actually the case. Now, this is not to say that they don’t have their own life to lead; what it comes down to is that everyone is connected.
Therefore, although everyone has their own physical body, this ... Views: 43
1. They supported each other’s mission and growth
Supporting your partner’s vision and growth is essential to building a healthy and stronger relationship. Barack in his farewell speech stated,” For the past twenty-five years, you have not only been my wife and mother of my children, you have ... Views: 53
Today's world is filled with hookups, casual encounters, and fast and furious flings.
Summer romances and brief passion may be exciting to read about in romance novels, but living it may be a short-lived thrill that ultimately disappoints you, especially if you want something ... Views: 71
….and you don’t know what you’re doing down there.
Quite a title, no? It is quick, to the point and blames the husband/partner for everything. In many couples, the female partner no longer achieves orgasm with any significant frequency and much of the time loses the majority of her desire ... Views: 71
If one was to hear about an abusive relationship, there is a strong chance that this would involve someone who uses force to cause harm. This could mean that they use their body to do this and/or they might only use words.
Either way, this is going to mean that the other person is going to ... Views: 51
Break-ups are among the most painful experiences that many of us have to undergo. The pain of losing someone whom you shared your love with and looked forward to a future with – gone. This can be a devastating feeling to many and each of us has to cope somehow in order to be able to move ... Views: 99
Sexuality is a touchy subject these days, and people love the conflict of it. So how can you embrace who you are while still being mature about it?
We’ve come far beyond the days where heterosexuality was the only accepted game in town. Orientations and tastes range far and wide, and ... Views: 119
Not all depressions are the same and getting it right matters.
Broadly speaking, depression can be divided into two types, exogenous and endogenous. This is not to say that any particular depression is necessarily one or the other. There can be factors of both at play and to different ... Views: 124
By Margaret Paul, PhD
January 10, 2017
How often in your life have you felt that magical feeling of deeply connecting with another? Learn how loving yourself leads to having much more of this in your life.
As humans, we are hard-wired to want to connect with each other. Until 10,000 ... Views: 95
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Can Prayer Really Help Relationships? - by Marcia Naomi Berger, LCSW, author of Marriage Meetings for Lasting Love: 30 Minutes a Week to the Relationship You've Always Wanted (New World Library), is a psychotherapist in San Rafael, California. She helps people create relationships that are fulfilling in all the important ways-emotionally and spiritually as well as physically and materially, whether they are already married or want to be. www.marriagemeetings.com
Personally, I grew up with no encouragement to pray. I used to have a vague sense that prayer was for simple, naïve folks, that it was the “opiate for the masses.” So I do understand if you don’t relate to the concept.
But perhaps you do.
Most Americans Pray Daily.
According to a Pew ... Views: 110
At this time of year, we all go shopping to buy gifts for our loved ones and we try to make a point of making that gift memorable. Have you ever thought of the gift that you receive daily from your Creator? It is a gift of life, of abundance and riches that no material object can improve upon ... Views: 62
Are you dealing with a Narcissist?
RED FLAGS & HOW TO COPE
From the books: The Urban Goddess Lesson~How to Spot the Bad Boys and Lessons for an Urban Goddess
Are you dealing with a true Narcissist?
If you believe that you may have a Narcissist in your life, there are specific traits ... Views: 188
It has been said that what people do is more important than what they say, and this going to come down to the fact that actions speak louder than words. As while it is easy for someone to say something, it is going to take a lot more effort for them to do something.
In The Beginning
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Break or Breakup?
I recently had a discussion with a couple of friends about the controversy of “taking a break” from a relationship that may be heading south. It seemed that the consensus was if it was basically meant to be you wouldn’t need a break.
“If someone wants a break, it is ... Views: 134
A number of scholars and authors have written about our primary human needs. Perhaps the most well-known is Abraham Maslow who wrote about the hierarchy of needs. Another related framework that I find useful is described by Chloe Madanes in her book Relationship Breakthrough. This framework of ... Views: 110
No one plans on getting divorced when they get married, and yet that is a possible outcome for some. If you have spent your life mastering people pleasing, always saying yes, being diplomatic, and putting everyone else's needs before yours, you will suffer tremendously if you are confronted with ... Views: 120
When one’s life is not going as they would like it to go, they can do something about it or they can act like a victim. If they were to do something about it, it will naturally give them the chance to change their circumstances.
Yet, if they were to act like a victim, there is a strong ... Views: 77
“Take what you have learned about yourself and become a better person” – Kushandwizdom
Everyone wants to have a happy life and live up with wonderful moments. However, what does the happy life mean?
I have looked for the answer to this question for a long period of time. What is happiness? ... Views: 144
In the current market, long working work hours and high levels of stress seems to be the norm rather than the exception. It used to be entrepreneurs and executives running round fire fighting and answering emails 24/7, now most of my expat friends and clients are doing the same. There is no ... Views: 135
When someone’s uses online dating, the can have the need to create the perfect profile. And as they want to create a good impression, it could be said that this is to be expected.
Fortunately, it is not going to need to take them very long to create the right profile. They might have rough ... Views: 117
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In today’s hectic world we often seem to forget the importance of taking the time to restore ourselves and the essence of who we are. Outer beauty may be a head-turner but inner beauty rules. Though beauty can be reflected in our fashion style, ... Views: 99
On one hand, there is instant gratification and, on the other hand, there is delayed gratification. When it comes to the former, one way of looking at it would be to say that this is something that comes from the child part of them.
The reason for this is what when one was younger, they ... Views: 81
In the beginning, it could be said that people generally used social media to get in touch with their friends and family; the people who they actually knew. But as time has passed, this is no longer why a lot of people use it.
As for the people who only use it to stay in touch with their ... Views: 121
In the beginning of a relationship, everything can be going fine, and then as it progress certain issues can appear. This can then cause one of them to wonder how the other person could have changed so much.
In fact, it could be as if the other person has ended up becoming someone else, and ... Views: 160
If one was to go out into the world with the intention of finding another person to be with, it is going to be important for them to come across in the right way. Now, this is not to say that there is only going to be one way for them to behave.
For one thing, it can be necessary for them ... Views: 174
If someone hasn’t eaten for a little while, they can end up eating things that are not good for them. Due to how hungry they are, it can stop them from being able to resist this type of food.
They can find that their will power has deserted them and that they don’t even take the time to ... Views: 161
It is often said that relationships are about give and take, and it would be hard to argue with this. When two people get together, they will both have their own needs, and it is going to be important for their needs to be met.
Even so, this is not to say that both of them are going to have ... Views: 209
Too Much Familiarity Can Breed Contempt
“Familiarity breeds contempt, for others at first, but then inwardly, contempt towards ourselves.”
~Oli Anderson, Synchronesia: A Depressing Existential Novel.
Most relationship experts agree that contempt can creep into a ... Views: 137
For some people, it is not going to matter what someone looks like as they won’t put up with behaviour that has a negative effect on them. Therefore, if they have just met someone or if they are in a relationship, their behaviour is not going to change.
But if there is a difference, they ... Views: 183
Medical Intuition, is a science that uses one's abilities to tap into a person's body innate intelligence and wisdom, as well as the ability to pay attention to- and interpret --the subtle energy signals, regularly broadcast from the body's immune system and survival power.
Traditionally, ... Views: 148
Nowadays, it is not longer necessary for one to be with someone in order to speak to them. It could be said that this is nothing new, as it has been possible to speak to people over the phone for a quiet some time.
However, what is relatively new is that this doesn’t need to take place ... Views: 223
If man/woman was asked what they think about the opposite sex, they could say that they are all the same. As a result of this, this is likely to mean that they haven’t got a positive view of them.
But if this wasn’t the case and they say that every man/woman is wonderful, it could be said ... Views: 181
Although one can have the desire to be with someone, they may find that they unable to take the next step. What this is likely to show, is that they are experiencing inner conflict.
And until the part of them that wants to start a relationship is stronger than the part of them that doesn’t, ... Views: 185
Iran has well qualified Iranian attorneys based in Iran as well as having offices in the US to help with the legal aspects of different types of cases. They have a worldwide directory that you can go through if you require an Iranian attorney based in any part of the world to handle your case in ... Views: 115
While there are people who have the tendency to attract the kind of people who they want to be with, there are others who are not going to be able to relate to this. As a result, this area of their lives is likely to be radically different.
From the Outside
If one was to come across ... Views: 141
While there are some people who feel comfortable putting their needs first, there are others who don’t. Even so, this doesn’t mean someone will be aware of this even though this is the case.
Instead, they could simply have the tendency to focus on other people’s needs, and this is ... Views: 139
When it comes to being there for others, there are some people who can’t help but extend themselves. It might not matter what is taking place in their life, as they can be happy to put it to one side.
What someone else is going thorough is going to be seen as something that is far more ... Views: 192
When it comes what someone can do in order to be able to influence others, there are a number of things that are often put forward. One thing that they could hear about is how important it is for them to have the right body language.
Through using their body in the right way, it will allow ... Views: 114
Relationships between two people don't exist in isolation. Past experiences, personal history and expectations all influence a relationship, and often the way we communicate in our relationships is as a result of our past.
If you’re one of the many people who feel that you and your partner do ... Views: 161
When one is used to having relationships that are not very fulfilling, they could begin to wonder what is going on. As a result of this, this area of their life is likely to cause them to experience a lot of pain.
However, even though this is the case, the main thing is that they have taken ... Views: 173
If you are a man in a relationship, you know that your girlfriend can get in a mood from time to time. In some cases, you are the cause of her bad mood. You may have said something or done something to make her angry. In other cases, she could be in a bad mood for a reason that has nothing to do ... Views: 178
If one is in a relationship, they could begin to wonder what has happened to it. This could be a sign that it is no longer having the same effect on them as it used to have.
What this could show is that they haven’t been putting in as much effort as they did in the past. Perhaps they have ... Views: 220
When it comes to have a fulfilling life, it is often said that someone will need to spend time around the right people. This comes down to the fact that human beings are interdependent, and are therefore constantly being influenced by the people around them.
If this wasn’t the case, it ... Views: 148
By Margaret Paul, PhD
December 13, 2016
Loneliness has much information for us when we open to it rather than judge it or avoid it with various addictions.
One of the saddest and most dysfunctional aspects of our current culture is that it fosters loneliness. It's not hard to imagine ... Views: 175
Before one goes out into the world, they can wonder who they are going to come into contact with. Perhaps they will think about if they will see one of their friends, or it they will make a new friend.
As a result of this, they are going to look to forward to going out, and this can be a ... Views: 192
While some people can have the tendency to end up with people who they are dependent on, there are others who can attract people who are dependent on them. As a result of this, someone can feel as though they have no control, or as though they have all the control.
A Weaker Position
If ... Views: 209
When small business proprietors build rapport with clients, they communicate easily and become highly influential. Customers will trust you and take your recommendations seriously. Charisma boosts your likability and helps create lasting friendly relationships with clients, which will add value ... Views: 184
In the past, there was greater pressure on people to behave in a certain way, and it didn’t matter what sex they were. Due to the changes that have taken place in recent years, it is a lot easier for them to behave how they want to.
Even so, this is not to say that everyone ... Views: 179
Will My Ex Come Back
Yes your ex can come back, let see solution now a boy and a girl will come in contact with each other and the solution now a boy and a girl will come inconstant with each other and they will exchange numbers from that day their relationship have started now it will get to a ... Views: 374